World’s Got Talent

 

The World’s Got Talent @HKBU is back!  This year is its 5th anniversary. Year after year, with the aim of celebrating HKBU’s spirit of diversity and inclusion, the World’s Got Talent @HKBU has attracted many gifted students from different programmes and nationalities to showcase their talents and shine among the campuses. 

Top 9 Finalists competed live in the Grand Finale at Dr. Hari Harilela Lecture Theatre (WLB103) of HKBU Shaw Campus on 27 May 2022.  Performances include dancing, singing, instrumentals, rap, just to name a few. 

Let us recap the marvellous performances and enjoyable moments of the Final-round Contest by the highlight video provided below. 
 

 

 

Result of the Final Contest

The list of awardees of the Final Contest is as follows:

 

Gold Prize
GU Yeping, BBA (ISEM)
Performance: Instrumental (Erhu)

Silver Prize
CHAU Hoi Yee, BBA (ACCT)
Performance: Dancing

Bronze Prize
TSE Chun Hei, BCOMM (FTV)
Performance: Singing

Audience Choice Award
LAU Sai Yuk, BSc (BIOTECH)
Performance: Singing

Guess-the-winner Game
CHANG Peiang, BBA (FINE)
LIU Xinyi, BSc (COMP)
ZHANG Jielu, COMP (ISA)
ZHU Jiaming, BSSC

Congratulations to all winners!

 

Top Ten Finalists
 

Miss CHAU Hoi Yee 
BBA (ACCT) 

[Performance: Dancing; SOLO]

Miss LIN Yu Chieh 
Exchange Student 

[Performance: Circus; SOLO]
[Withdrew] 

 

Mr. WONG Sheung Tat, Mr. TSOY Chit Wing, 
Mr. WONG Ho Cheung, Mr. FOK Kam Yin & 
Miss TSUI Ka Wai 
BMUS (MUSIC/ CI) 

[Performance: Band; TEAM] 

 

Miss Laura Elizabeth JOHNSON 
BFA (AGS) & 
Mr. Felipe Nunes HENRIQUEZ
BSc (CHEM) 

[Performance: Band; TEAM] 

 

Miss Yvette DIGAN 
BA (RPE) 

[Performance: Singing; SOLO]

Mr. TONG Kin Yat 
BSc (ATS)

[Performance: Singing; SOLO] 

 

Miss WONG Sum Yu
BA (CPW) &
Miss CHU Wing Yin 
BSc (BC & DA) 

[Performance: Rap; TEAM] 

Mr. TSE Chun Hei 
BCOMM (FTV) 

[Performance: Singing; SOLO] 

 

 

Mr. GU Yeping 
BBA (ISEM) 

[Performance: Instrumental (Erhu); SOLO] 

Miss LAU Sai Yuk 
BSc (BIOTECH)

[Performance: Singing; SOLO]

 

A. Guess-the-winner Game
[Pre-final Contest] 

Voters who have successfully predicted the Champion of World’s Got Talent @HKBU will enter a lucky draw for winning a HK$200 cash prize. Only one guess per person. The lucky draw will be conducted in the Final Contest of World’s Got Talent @HKBU on 27 May 2022 Friday at 7:30-9:00PM.

 

VOTE NOW
 

Prize 
● HK$200 cash prize per person. Four winners will be selected. 

 

Polling Deadline 
● 1:00PM on 27 May 2022 Friday 

 

Eligibility 
● All current HKBU students, faculty members and staff, except the finalists of the 2022 World’s Got Talent @HKBU, are eligible to join the game. 




 


 

 
B. Audience-choice-award Game
[During the Final Contest] 

 

The Final Contest of World’s Got Talent @HKBU will be live-streamed on 27 May 2022 Friday at 7:30PM. HKBU audiences can cast their virtual ballots for the Audience Choice Award during the Contest. The contestant/ group who has amassed the most online votes during the Final can gain the Audience Choice Award. 

  Game Time 
● 27 May 2022 Friday at 7:30-8:30PM. 

 

Eligibility 
● All current HKBU students, faculty members and staff, except the finalists of the 2022 World’s Got Talent @HKBU, are eligible to cast an online vote. 



VOTE NOW

 

 

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Important Dates

Application Deadline: 7 February 2022 Monday at 11:59PM

Final Contest: 27 May 2022 Friday at 7:30PM

 

Eligibility

  • All HKBU students are welcome.

  • Both solo and group entries are accepted.  Members are limited to 10 for group entry. 

Prizes

For Contestants
Gold: HK$3,000 in cash
Silver: HK$1,500 in cash
Bronze: HK$1,000 in cash
Audience Choice Award: HK$300 in cash
*Entries with members of two nationalities or more will earn bonus scores
 
For Audience
Guess-the-winner Prize: HK$200 in cash prize
* The prize will be given to four randomly selected individuals among HKBU students/faculty/staff who take part in the online polling from 16 February to 27 May 2022 at 1PM and successfully predict the champion.  Finalists are not eligible to participate in the polling.


 

Act Format

  1. Each act is limited to 4 minutes.

  2. Acts may include but are not limited to dancing, singing, instrumental performance, acting, poetry reading, comedy, drama, pantomime, magic performance, etc.

  3. Acts and themes must be appropriate for the University.  Any acts that contain profanity or vulgar lyrics, sexual language, suggestive sexual themes, nudity, violence, pyrotechnics, open flames or any other dangerous additions will be disqualified.

  4. For singing performance, no supplementary voice polishing app is allowed to be used in the video and during the live performance. 

Judging Criteria

First Round Contest
A panel of judges will review all submitted videos and select up to 10 finalists based on the criteria listed below:

  • Originality

  • Talent

  • Charisma

  • Showmanship

  • Creativity 

Final Round Contest
The Virtual Final Contest will be held on 27 May 2022 Friday at 7:30PM via HKBU YouTube.  The top ten finalists will compete in the Final Contest for the Gold, Silver and Bronze prizes, and Audience Choice Award. 
 
The performance will be appraised by a panel of judges according to the following criteria:

  • Originality

  • Talent

  • Charisma

  • Showmanship

  • Creativity 

Audience Choice Award will be presented to individual contestant or group who has amassed the most online votes from audiences during the Final Contest.  Finalists are not eligible to vote.

Enquiries

Internationalisation Section

HKBU School of Business

T: (852) 3411-5241

E: gracesps@hkbu.edu.hk 

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